The plethora of festivals, theatre and great film in Keswick has earned this North Lakes centre a reputation for excellence in the arts. See cutting edge drama, exhibitions and a host of festivals and events at the famous Theatre by the Lake in Keswick beautifully situated alongside Derwentwater. The theatre is only a 5 minute walk from the town centre - just follow signs for the Lake. Backstage tours are also available and a host of post show discussions run through the year. A popular coffee shop and bars are onsite along with conference and meeting space.
Enjoy a superb year round programme of world, art and mainstream cinema in the atmospheric Alhambra Cinema right in the heart of the town. The Alhambra Keswick is also home to Keswick Film Club and hosts the not to be missed annual Keswick Film Festival in mid-February. Jazz festivals, themed fayres and premier beer festivals in Keswick also take place through the year.
Keswick theatre, arts and festivals are internationally acclaimed. The Theatre by the Lake hosts numerous festivals and events including the critically acclaimed 'Words by the Water Literature Festival'. Jazz music fans won't want to miss the Keswick Jazz Festival hosted by the Theatre by the Lake annually in mid-May.